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About Dalby Forest

NEW FOR 2024: Gruffalo Party Trail!

Dalby Forest is the perfect family-friendly outdoor destination! Explore the forest on foot, bike or by swinging through the canopy on Go Ape Tree Top Adventure. There you’ll find a whopping 13 walking trails, including easy-access routes perfect for families.

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With play areas, camping facilities and lots of exciting activities, Dalby Forest is a proper hub for adventure! Why not try out the brand new forest adventure with The Gruffalo? He's celebrating his 25th birthday this year and he needs your help in locating his missing party items!

We know that kids are always looking for fun and games, so head straight to the Adderstone Field play area. While the little ones swing, climb and balance their way through the playground, you can bask in the sunshine. 

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Brand New Gruffalo Party Trail!

Head down to Dalby Forest for the brand-new Gruffalo trail! He's celebrating his 25th birthday party and needs your help in finding all his missing party items!

Can you locate them all?

Psst, there's also fun-filled activities and games to engage with!

Dark Sky Discovery Site

Ever wanted to see the sparkling stars in the night sky? Well, at Dalby Forest you can see the stars in all their glory. Being a designated Dark Sky Discovery Site you can see the Milky Way with the naked eye!

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  • TOILETS iconToilets
  • GIFT_SHOP iconGift Shop
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  • ACCESSIBLE_TOILETS iconAccessible Toilets
  • BABY_CHANGING iconBaby Changing
  • FOOD_AVAILABLE iconFood Available
  • WHEELCHAIR_FRIENDLY iconWheelchair Friendly
  • DOG_FRIENDLY iconDog Friendly
  • PUSHCHAIR_FRIENDLY iconPushchair Friendly
  • CARD_PAYMENTS_ACCEPTED iconCard Payments Accepted
  • WHEELCHAIR_HIRE iconWheelchair Hire
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Opening Times

From 1 November - 28 February opening hours change to 9am - 4pm

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Pricing & Tickets

General Admission
  • Child (4-17) : Free

Car park all day: £10.00 (peak) and £5.00 (off peak)

Parking is free for Forestry England members

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FAQs

Yes, there is parking.

Peak charges (March to October)

Until 4pm £10.00

After 4pm £5.00

Off-peak charges (November to February)

All day £5.00

Parking is free for Forestry England members

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Contact Details

Dalby can be accessed from the A169 Pickering to Whitby road or the A170 Thirsk to Scarborough road.

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Forestry England, Low Dalby, Thornton Le Dale
Pickering
North Yorkshire
YO18 7LT
England

Tel: 01751460295

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Transport & Parking for Visitors 

By Car

Follow Whitby Gate from Thornton Le Dale. Alternatively follow the A169 from Pickering to Whitby, turning off at the Fox and Rabbit Inn. Look out for the brown tourist signs.

By Public Transport

Car-free visitors are encouraged and Forestry offers free admission to those arriving by public transport or bike.

Service buses are available in Thornton Le Dale to major towns and cities.

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